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Feb 20, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> jesse jackson jr. could face up to five years in prison after admitting to misusing $70,000 in campaign funds. he will also plead guilty to charges of filing of all -- of false tax return. rebecca cooper a has more in our newsroom. >> he said he did not want to waste time or money. the recently-resigned congressman did plead guilty and his wife pleads guilty to tax fraud. now they plead for leniency as the defense is the picture of the remorseful politicians struggling with mental illness. jesse jackson jr. was grim-faced when he arrived at court accompanied by his publicist judy smith. his lawyer, a well-known defense attorney, did speak to reporters, making it clear that jackson's hospitalization for bipolar disease would be part of his defense. >> it turns out that jesse has serious health issues. many of you know about the. we will talk about them extensively with the court's. these health issues are related to his present predicament. >> there is a list of items jackson is accused of buying with campaign funds including a rolex watch, children's furniture, $5,000 for furs, and thou
Feb 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
ahead. we will follow developments .n the blizzard ward of a plea deal from former jackson jr..esse he could be punished for abusing campaign funds. forward to it. authorities have identified the people killed in a fire tuesday in southeast washington people with no address and a believe they were squatters. found out this has become a concept among the homeless. has called the abandoned-omes miniums. anacostia, they call a these boarded up -miniums. abandoned the police are in front of one such building. on thece have stayed since thend the clock whichtarted on tuesday, of two peopleves longtime squatters. it was a horrific fire. today, police and fire still waitingwere .or a construction crew one neighbor said it had been a crack house. you see everything that was going on. squatters and boarded up buildings are common. sam jones took us into this place where he said squatters, and go. go.ome and it could go up in flames quickly with all of the junk scattered around. he also noted there is no way because everything is boarded up. maketigators were able to the side of tuesday's determ
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
:00. >> gordon peterson in the newsroom. >> jesse jackson jr. is formally charged. also at 6:00 you've probably seen video of the meteorite in the sky of russia. what if that happened here? would the insurance cover it? we'll see you in a few minutes at 6:00. >> latters, gourd don. it is a sobering statistics, more soldiers committed suicide than died in combat. researchers are testing new brain scans to see if they can come up unnew treatment for service members. >> playful puppies are serving a higher purpose tonight. we had a ribbon cutting this morning counts the official opening of the wounded warrior canine facility. we had several abc 7 guests in attendance there. the puppy center helped soldiers suffering from ptsd. that's a great program. >> to do anything outside it was beautiful. >> you said close to 60 in some places. >> lower 60's southwest of town. it is changing as we speak because of the rain clouds. looking live right now in arlington. you can see the edge of the clouds there, the rain moving in and there are rain showers west of the area. ashbur
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
son jackson drive from pennsylvania every year to be here on this day. >> there is the reason we honor washington. >> that is all for us at 5:00. abc 7 news at 6:00 begins right now with breaking news. >> alive and in hd, this is abc 7 breaking news. >> the breaking news tonight is from alexandria, where police have shot and killed suspect believed to have been armed. police are trying to determine what happened in the minutes before the officers opened fire. >> it happen in the 3500 block of duke street near the intersection with quaker lane. >> we are learning a little more about the man who shot and killed earlier this afternoon. according to people in the neighborhood, he was approximately 30 years old and lived in alexandria. the
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